The campus remains closed with all summer courses being conducted online and staff working remotely. Classes will resume on August 31, 2020 for the fall semester. For updates on campus operations, both virtual and in person, for the fall semester, please see the Fall 2020 Info Hub page.

Salary Information

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' National Compensation Survey's "Wages" webpage offers regional information by "work level." For the example, see the section on New York.

Occupational Employment Statistics---including salary ranges---are available in the May 2014 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates / New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division.

To research salary information in context, find out about a specific occupation or topic, or browse occupations, see the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH).

To search salary information and occupational information via a website that draws information from sources that are coordinated with the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education, see O*Net Online.

Additional salary information, along with many other online resources, is also available on our Internet Resources page under the heading of "Salary Information."

Learn more about the Higher Education Opportunity Act - 2008.

AIA Compensation Report 2008: Middle Atlantic

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.